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Family Photograph Album
about 1885
Photography; albumen, collodion and gelatin prints on card stock; Photomechanical prints
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 5 7/16 x 3 13/16in. (13.8 x 9.7cm) Sheet (height x width): 6 1/2 x 4 1/4in. (16.5 x 10.8cm) Other (album height x width x depth): 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 x 2 3/4in. (28.5 x 21.6 x 7cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation
Description: Thrity-six cabinet card studio portraits of men, women and some children. One woman is wearing a veil, and many of the other women are wearing noteworthy dresses. Several of the portraits feature backdrops and props suggesting outdoor scenes, including a snowstorm. The photographs are in a leather album with a metal clasp.
Subject Note: The names inscribed below the photographs are as follows: David Wagstaff, Mrs. Morgan, George H. Brown and Rachel Brown, George Standish Weed, Lillie Crocker, Edward and Mrs. Leavitt, Bessie Ross, Caroline Weed, Thatcher Adams, Edwin Thorne, Marie Davison, Howart Hart, Annie Brown, Frances Thorne, Eugene Ondin, Leslie (?) Crocker, Dr. John Howard, Ogden Hammond, Mary Hill, Mrs. John D. Wing, Mrs. Morgan, Samuel Hill, Mary Toner (?) & Josephine, Joel Wolfe, Mr. Taggard, Edith Clark, Mr. and Mrs. Chipp (?)
Inscription: All photographs have inscriptions below the image identifying the subject.
Object Number: 2011.344.1138
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